John D. Feerick
This book focuses on the Twenty-Fifth Amendment - its meaning, legislative history, and applications. The Amendment has been criticized as vague and undemocratic. It has been praised for making possible swift and orderly successions to the presidency and vice presidency upon the occurrence of some of the most extraordinary events in American history. The Amendment has been invoked six times since its ratification. In 1973 and 1974, the resignations of the elected President and Vice President challenged the ... Read more
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